The Island of Doctor Musso

In the 19th century H.G. Wells novel The Island of Doctor Moreau the narrator, Edward Prendick, at first fears that the mad Doctor is carrying out experiments on live human beings.  “Could it be possible, I thought, that such a thing as the vivisection of men was carried on here?”

It turns out Dr. Moreau is actually performing grotesque surgeries on animals to try to turn them into humans.  He had been run out of England after a journalist exposed his “wantonly cruel” experiments on animals.

Last night, in 21st century Georgia, state officials, with the participation of Dr. Carlo Musso, carried out something of an experiment on Roy Blankenship.  For the first time in Georgia, the anesthetic Nembutal was used in an execution, despite warnings from its manufacturer that it was not safe for that purpose.  Dr. Musso took part despite the fact that he is alleged to have illegally imported and sold Nembutal to other states without the proper license.

According to the AP, the execution didn’t go smoothly:

As the injection began, he [Blankenship] jerked his head toward his left arm and made a startled face while blinking rapidly. He soon lurched to his right arm, lunging with his mouth agape twice. He then held his head up, and his chin smacked as he mouthed words that were inaudible to observers.

Dr. Musso, for his part, is whining that he is being singled out for criticism, stating to the AP:  “When they fail to make progress with policymakers, groups opposed to capital punishment continue to attack physician licensure.”

Clear policy successes of the abolitionist movement aside, if Dr. Musso is being singled out, it is because, by dealing in drugs for use in executions and by participating in executions himself, he is demonstrating a unique contempt for basic medical ethics.

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6 thoughts on “The Island of Doctor Musso

  1. Thanks for the info, AIUSA. And it's one more cruel, brutal, atrocious act done on the night that Roy's lights went out in Georgia, who brutally murdered him in spite of his innocence claims that went TOTALLY ignored. That's two atrocious acts of injustice done by both Georgia and Texas, all in one week! Justice is truly lost, raped, and gone, according to Metallica's song "…And Justice for All". I TRULY hope that Georgia and Texas will one day have to answer to God for these atrocious acts of injustice. After all, Texas killed Milton Mathis in spite of his evidence of mental illness that went totally ignored. May God comfort and forgive the families of Blankenship, Mims Bowen, Mathis and his victims for all they have done, and may Blankenship, Bowen, Mathis and his victims all rest in the peace and justice that had failed them on earth. :(

  2. Thanks for the info, AIUSA. And it’s one more cruel, brutal, atrocious act done on the night that Roy’s lights went out in Georgia, who brutally murdered him in spite of his innocence claims that went TOTALLY ignored. That’s two atrocious acts of injustice done by both Georgia and Texas, all in one week! Justice is truly lost, raped, and gone, according to Metallica’s song “…And Justice for All”. I TRULY hope that Georgia and Texas will one day have to answer to God for these atrocious acts of injustice. After all, Texas killed Milton Mathis in spite of his evidence of mental illness that went totally ignored. May God comfort and forgive the families of Blankenship, Mims Bowen, Mathis and his victims for all they have done, and may Blankenship, Bowen, Mathis and his victims all rest in the peace and justice that had failed them on earth. :(

  3. "Doctor" Carlo Musso ? ?

    Or should We the People name you "Doctor Torture" aka "Doctor Death" ?

    From california to texas to georgia, these are the butcher practitioners !

    Doctor Moreau turned animals into humans in his "experiments".

    "Doctor" Musso turns humans into animals … for experiments as terrible as the torture of living animals by the "Enlightenment's" "scientists" in the interests of human "advancement" ! !

    In whose "interest" do your "experiment", "Doctor Inquisitor" ?

  4. “Doctor” Carlo Musso ? ?

    Or should We the People name you “Doctor Torture” aka “Doctor Death” ?

    From california to texas to georgia, these are the butcher practitioners !

    Doctor Moreau turned animals into humans in his “experiments”.

    “Doctor” Musso turns humans into animals … for experiments as terrible as the torture of living animals by the “Enlightenment’s” “scientists” in the interests of human “advancement” ! !

    In whose “interest” do your “experiment”, “Doctor Inquisitor” ?

  5. This so called doctor and the judicial courts in america are just as bad as Bin Ladin and he taliban. And to think people from other countries want to come here? Ha! Little do they know. They call this the land of the free? Yea right! how about we try the land of the poor,the land of judicial murderers. If that doctor, ( and how he can still be called a doctor after breaking the law as he did with illegal drugs is beyond me), but if he was caught with ilegal drugs, how does he still have a licence? We speed in our cars we loose our licence, we drink and drive, we loose our license, we sell alcohol and cigs to minors, we loose our licence. All these and more but this man(if you wanna call him that) gets cuaghtbreaking the law an he still has his licencs, and assist the courts in executing a man? Our judicial system is sick minded!! Not to mention it SUCKS!! But I think we all know that.

  6. This so called doctor and the judicial courts in america are just as bad as Bin Ladin and he taliban. And to think people from other countries want to come here? Ha! Little do they know. They call this the land of the free? Yea right! how about we try the land of the poor,the land of judicial murderers. If that doctor, ( and how he can still be called a doctor after breaking the law as he did with illegal drugs is beyond me), but if he was caught with ilegal drugs, how does he still have a licence? We speed in our cars we loose our licence, we drink and drive, we loose our license, we sell alcohol and cigs to minors, we loose our licence. All these and more but this man(if you wanna call him that) gets cuaghtbreaking the law an he still has his licencs, and assist the courts in executing a man? Our judicial system is sick minded!! Not to mention it SUCKS!! But I think we all know that.